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November 10, 2016 | Research News
Growth in SNAP retailers followed enrollment spike during recession, UGA researchers report
Increased enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Georgia contributed to the growth of grocery retailers at all levels from 2007 to 2014.
November 9, 2016 | General News
What impact will the Trump election have on the economy?
"The biggest immediate challenge to the economy will be headwinds created by policy uncertainty," said Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia. That's the tradeoff for breaking gridlock in D.C." He and other UGA experts are available to comment on the election and what that means for the economy.
November 4, 2016 | General News
UGA Small Animal Hospital renamed to memorialize donor
The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital has renamed its Small Animal Hospital in honor of Cora Nunnally Miller, a donor who gave more than $13 million to the College of Veterinary Medicine.
November 4, 2016 | Events on Campus
World-renowned Russian conductor, composer Khalilov to visit, perform at UGA
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music is no stranger to acclaimed international guests, but even for them, it's rare they host an artist who has led an entire country's military bands.
November 3, 2016 | General News
Noted parasitologist Dennis Kyle named GRA Eminent Scholar at UGA
Dennis Kyle, one of the nation's leading infectious disease researchers, will join the University of Georgia faculty as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.
November 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show work from the Georgia Review
In collaboration with the Georgia Review, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Storytelling: The Georgia Review's 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective" from Nov. 5 to Jan. 29.
November 2, 2016 | General News
UGA-led consortium, conservation agencies to present statewide ocean-themed film contest
A team of University of Georgia-based marine researchers investigating the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico are teaming up with local and statewide conservation agencies to co-present the 2017 Ripple Effect Film Project.
October 31, 2016 | Honors & Awards
WenZhan Song named Mickey A. Brown Professor in Engineering at UGA
WenZhan Song has been named the Georgia Power Mickey A. Brown Professor in Engineering at the University of Georgia College of Engineering.
October 31, 2016 | General News
UGA’s four-year graduation rate jumps to record level
A concerted effort at the University of Georgia to help students earn their degrees in a more timely manner has catapulted the institution's four-year graduation rate to a record level.
October 27, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody welcomes four new members to advisory board
The Peabody Awards has added four new members to its board of advisors, a group of prominent entertainment and media industry leaders providing support for the program's current and future initiatives.
October 27, 2016 | General News
UGA’s College of Environment and Design ranked in top 10 nationally
The University of Georgia College of Environment and Design earned top 10 rankings in four categories in DesignIntelligence magazine's 2016-17 edition of America's Best Architecture and Design Schools.
October 27, 2016 | General News
UGA engineering students help Spalding County determine infrastructure needs
University of Georgia senior Mariana Ozier looked like a professional engineer, scribbling notes as she walked a site pegged for redevelopment in Griffin.
October 26, 2016 | General News
Chambliss Leadership Forum event features former House Speaker John Boehner
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner was the featured guest at Tuesday night's Chambliss Leadership Forum fundraising event held in honor of former Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss and his wife, Julianne. This marks the third event of the Chambliss Leadership Forum, which has raised more than $500,000 to provide scholarships for University of Georgia students to spend a semester in Washington, D.C.
October 25, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA to sponsor global leadership conference
UGA's J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is a sponsor of this year's International Leadership Association's 18th Global Conference, which will be held in Atlanta Nov. 2-5.
October 24, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fifth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival set for Nov. 2-13
The University of Georgia's diverse offerings in the visual, literary and performing arts will be on display this November during the fifth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features more than 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days.